Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Boxing Day Shopping Purchases

 { the greys }

Boxing Day is the biggest shopping day of the year in Canada, it takes place on December 26th and it's always a mad house at any mall - it's like the Black Friday of Canada.  The last two years my bff and I hit the mall before it opened and had a hay day.  This year, we ended up going much later in the day, but I still scored big time.  Not all the sales are fantastic, and sometimes not even worth it at all, but everything I purchased was 50% off and more than worth it.  I made purchases from Mexx, Jacob and The Bay and haven't had that successful shopping (and splurging) like that in a long time.

 { the blacks }

 { colour }

 

What I purchased:
Mexx
* Light grey wool open-faced cardigan, extra long in the body
* Baby pink silk tank with ruched empire 
* Grey (faux) leather skirt
* Black-ish (faux) fur snood
* Dark steel silk cap-sleeved top with boatneck

Jacob
* Black silk tunic dress
* Black tapestry-style pencil skirt
* Black high-waisted pencil skirt with full zipper at back
* Light grey boat-neck tee (loose)
* Dotted tights
* Dark grey knit headband
* Black square bangle

The Bay
* Vera Moda navy dress with leather circles down front
* Vera Moda light grey t-shirt dress with bird-style embellished sleeves

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11 comments

Elle Sees said...

some cute purchases! i didn't know canada also did boxing day!

julianne. said...

oh wow you got some amazing goodies!
love the colors.<3

Katie said...

You got some great pieces! I think Id like Boxing Day :)

minnja said...

Fabulous :)

LOVE
minnja

http://minnja.blogspot.com/

maggeygrace said...

WOW! You got so much stuff! Nice going! I'm jealous! I did SOME shopping here in the US..Urban had their 50% off sale! But I was with my mom and well, she didn't allow me to indulge nearly as much as I would have wished:) I love all your options! So chic!

Taj Acosta said...

Funny, my hubs who is Canadian just told me about this wonderful day of shopping! One more reason to visit Canada ;) Love the black items! Happy New Year xo

Alex said...

the vero moda tshirt dress sounds awesome. cant wait to see it.

Hayley said...

Love the shirt with the fun sleeves. so sad they will have to be covered for the winter monthes.
started my blog today and i must say you have been an inspiration and a daily read for me for a while. keep up the great outfits girl!

LyddieGal said...

fabulous haul! I love the two colored tops and the pencil skirt!

Chic on the Cheap

Kara said...

Woo!! Looks like you were very successful mamacita!!! Great finds! I hope you had a great christmas and happy new year my love! :)

xo

Tiffany - I am Style-ish said...

Wow, looks like you got some awesome buys! I can't wait to see them on you! :)

Happy New Year my lovely!!

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